Vehicle Impound

Releasing Information

A Vehicle, Vehicle information, or Personal Property will not be released to anyone other than the registered owner.

Vehicle Release

To obtain a vehicle release, the vehicle owner or lien holder must appear in person, at the Peoria County Sheriff's Office and may be required to provide the following:  

  • Paid Tow Bill Receipt
  • Appropriate Impound Fee as set by County Ordinance
  • Valid Driver's License, or be accompanied by someone who has a valid Driver's License
  • If the vehicle owner does not have a Driver's License, an additional photo id is required
  • Proof of Valid Insurance

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Acceptable forms of payment are cash, money order or certified check.  No personal checks will be accepted.

Releasing Times

Vehicles will only be released during normal business hours of the Records Department.